Jun 18, 2018
AARP's IT department has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG's Computerworld for the third consecutive year. Computerworld gives the award to organizations that...
Jun 18, 2018Industry Survey: AARP The Magazine Adds 479,000 Younger Readers Remains America’s #1 Most Read Magazine
WASHINGTON, DC—AARP The Magazine (ATM) has widened its lead as America’s most read print magazine, in large part due to an increase in younger readers, an independent survey of American consumers reveals.
Jun 15, 2018AARP argues that the entire ACA is constitutional and essential for older adults, requests denial of Texas’ request for preliminary injunction.
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, AARP and AARP Foundation have asked the U.S. District Court to accept an amicus brief supporting the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The brief explains many ways in which the ACA has greatly benefited older adults and emphasizes the importance of protections for people with preexisting conditions and the limits on charging higher rates based on age (age tax). AARP and AARP Foundation have requested that the court accept the brief in response to the state of Texas’ request for a preliminary injunction to stop implementation of the ACA.
Jun 13, 2018The Third Edition of AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages Celebrates the “Experienced Class”
WASHINGTON, DC—Creative work from communities across the nation is showcased in the third edition of AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages series, now available for free. This edition shares more than 100 articles and dozens of photographs on the ways communities throughout the U.S. are becoming great places to live for people of all ages. It also highlights mayors and other community leaders who are making this change happen. All 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are featured in the book.
Jun 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 6, 2018 CONTACT: AARP Media Relations, 202-434-2560, email@example.com, @AARPMedia AARP Continues Push for Sound Investment Advice as SEC Files Rules, Begins Field...
- Jun 7, 2018What’s Next: How Your Life May Get Better in the Coming Years
WASHINGTON, DC—Who’d have thought a decade ago that TV shows would stream on your mobile phone, or that your car would park itself? But today’s innovations are nothing compared to what’s...
Jun 5, 2018
Washington, DC — AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins made a statement in response to the Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ reports released today: “Social Security and Medicare remain critical to...
- Jun 5, 2018Willie Nelson – An American Icon Interview with the ‘Honest Outlaw’
WASHINGTON, DC—The first in a series of “American Icon” exclusive interviews, Willie Nelson reflects on his life’s trajectory from small-town Texas to the country music mecca of Nashville, the friends he made along the way and his focus on only the essential things in life. With a rich, varied, textured life well-lived and career spanning over 50 years, he is one of the biggest stars in country music. Bob Dylan tells ATM, “I thought he was a genius then, and I think the same thing now.”
- May 31, 2018AARP The Magazine kicks off its “American Icon” series with Willie Nelson, an exclusive on his roots in life, music and the secret of life
LOS ANGELES, CA—The first in a series of “American Icon” exclusive interviews, Willie Nelson reflects on his life’s trajectory from small-town Texas to the country music mecca of Nashville, the friends he made along the way and his focus on only the essential things in life. With a rich, varied, textured life well-lived and career spanning over 50 years, he is one of the biggest stars in country music. The outspoken musical legend has also endured his share of heartache, from the tragic death of a son to three failed marriages. Even with a 32 million dollar IRS tax bill and drug busts weighing him down, he pulled himself up by the bootstraps and carried on.
- May 30, 2018Kyrie Irving and Shaquille O’Neal among Stars Featured in New PSA to Encourage Americans to Get on Track with Retirement Savings2 in 5 Households Approaching Retirement have No Retirement Savings.
NEW YORK, NY, and SANTA MONICA, CA, May 30, 2018—To help address America’s retirement savings shortfall, AARP and the Ad Council have joined forces with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LFG.A, LGF.B) to create a new public service advertisement (PSA) featuring characters and footage from the highly-anticipated film Uncle Drew from Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label.
May 30, 2018AARP Collaborates with Three PULSE@MassChallenge Startups Focused on Advancing Healthcare and Improving Patient Well-beingAARP Serves in “Champion” Role in Working with Folia Health, Orbita, Pillo Health
AARP Collaborates with Three PULSE@MassChallenge Startups Focused on Advancing Healthcare and...
- May 22, 2018Millennial Family Caregivers More Likely to Care for Someone with a Mental or Emotional Health Issue, AARP Report Finds
WASHINGTON, DC—One-in-four of the nearly 40 million family caregivers in America is a millennial. AARP’s latest report, “Millennials: The Emerging Generation of Family Caregivers,” spotlights the unique experiences and challenges this generation faces as more support a parent, grandparent, friend or neighbor with basic living and medical needs. According to the report, millennials are more likely to care for someone with a mental health or emotional issue — 33 percent compared to 18 percent of older caregivers. Overall, mental health caregivers face higher emotional, physical and financial strain.
May 11, 2018Solutions must address drug prices set by pharmaceutical companies
WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to President Trump’s address today on prescription drug prices:
- May 7, 2018Health Fixes: What Really Works (And What Not To Waste A Nickel On) To Help You Live Better and Healthier
PLUS: Ballot Clout: Older Voters Key in 2018 Midterms Rx Safety: Pill Bottles Get Better Labels Facebook Fears: New Tips To Keep Your Info Safe Healthy Savings: Stash Cash Now For Future Medical Costs
May 7, 2018AARP Wellness Ambassador Denise Austin and her daughter team up to underscore the importance of intergenerational fitness
WASHINGTON, DC – (May 7, 2018) Today, AARP launched its first ever Fit & Fun Health Challenge and Sweepstakes with AARP Wellness Ambassador Denise Austin and her daughter, fitness trainer and...
- May 1, 2018Nationwide Campaign Aims to Help Voters Age 50+ Hold Politicians Accountable
Today, AARP launched “Be The Difference. Vote™,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support Americans age 50-plus as they vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The campaign will provide information on where politicians stand on the issues and help these decisive voters hold politicians accountable for their positions this November.
Apr 30, 2018AARP and American Diabetes Association® Launch the Let’s Be Well Diabetes Box™ to Provide Health and Wellness Resources to People with Type 2 DiabetesCurated Boxes Offer Practical and Useable Products and Information that Enable People with Diabetes to Develop and Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle
WASHINGTON, DC—With one of every seven health care dollars being spent treating diabetes and its complications, diabetes is now considered the most expensive chronic condition in the U.S. To help support the millions of Americans living with diabetes, AARP and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have joined forces to provide a new offering for people with type 2 diabetes, the Let’s Be Well Diabetes Box. The box includes everyday wellness resources for people with diabetes, and contains expertly chosen products and information that can help people take important steps toward effectively managing the onset of type 2 diabetes.
Apr 29, 2018Participants packed 1,017,504 meals for older adults in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
DAVIE, FL. - The Miami Dolphins and AARP Foundation teamed up for the 5th Annual Million Meal Pack at the Rick Case Arena at Nova Southeastern University. Participants packed 1,017,504 meals that will be delivered by U.S. Hunger to older adults in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Apr 26, 2018Dramatic Legal Motion Part of Non-Profit’s Ongoing Fight for Conflict Free Investment Advice
WASHINGTON, DC—AARP asked a federal appeals court today to reconsider its surprise decision to reject a previously-approved investment rule that would protect the retirement savings of millions of Americans. Anticipating that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) itself might not request a rehearing, AARP now has filed a motion asking the full Fifth Circuit for permission to intervene in the case and, in addition, to reconsider the adverse decision made by the smaller three judge panel.
Apr 24, 2018Study Highlights Opportunities to Attract Boomers to Theatres
WASHINGTON, DC—Baby Boomers remain a significant part of the movie-going audience with over 70 percent of this population going to the movie theatre and experiencing its amenities. However, there are significant gaps in this audience’s awareness of new theatre offerings/attractions and premium experiences. A new study released today by AARP, “What Boomers Want: Insights into Cinema Experience Preferences and Behaviors,” examines the specific preferences of movie-goers in an effort to reveal what Boomers want from their movie- going experience as well as reasons why they may not choose to go to theatres more frequently.
Apr 24, 2018Multi-Platform Partnership Focused on voters aged 50+ in 2018 Election
ARLINGTON, VA – POLITICO, the most robust global newsroom specializing in politics and policy, today announced a partnership with AARP, the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization...
- Apr 20, 2018
While ongoing efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have helped reduce the risky off-label use of antipsychotic drugs among dementia patients living in nursing homes, the use of these drugs has increased slightly among dementia patients living in the community, according to a new AARP Public Policy Institute report.
Apr 18, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC—Today, AARP Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement on the passing of Barbara Bush:
- Apr 16, 2018AARP’s Annual “Operation: Stop Scams” to Feature Document-Shredding Events and Other Activities in Communities NationwideNew Survey finds Most Agree on Importance of Shredding, but Almost Half Don’t Follow Through
WASHINGTON, DC—As AARP today launches its second annual “Operation: Stop Scams” -- a five-week-long series of more than 150 free document-shredding events and fraud education activities in communities coast-to-coast – a new AARP survey finds that almost half of consumers ignore experts’ recommendations to regularly shred their sensitive financial records.
Apr 12, 2018Lawsuit Filed Against New York State and Adult Homes to Stop Discrimination Against People Using WheelchairsSuit Challenges Blanket Bans on Wheelchair Users
NEW YORK, NY—Mobilization for Justice (formerly MFY Legal Services) and AARP Foundation filed a lawsuit today in the Southern District of New York against New York State and four adult homes,...